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HMRC publishes Job Retention Bonus guidance

Posted: 11th Sep 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

The Government has published further detail of the Job Retention Bonus which will be payable to employers who employ furloughed employees until at least 31 January 2021.  Further guidance is due to be published in September.  In this briefing, we outline the key information for employers considering making claims. What is the Job Retention Bonus (JRB)?… Read more

Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme – Update

Posted: 5th Jun 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

On Friday 29th May the Chancellor gave details on the changes to the CJRS scheme effective from 1st July 2020. Closure to new entrants from July The scheme will close to new entrants from 30 June and thereafter employers will only be able to furlough employees that have been furloughed for a full 3-week period… Read more

Furlough Enquiries

Posted: 23rd Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore HGH's News

Please note that our Payroll team are currently experiencing a very high volume of enquiries in light of the COVID-19 outbreak and Furlough announcements. If you have an enquiry which relates to furlough and/or payroll, please can we ask that you get in touch with your Client Manager directly, rather than our payroll team. This will ensure that… Read more

Furlough scheme eligiblity date changed to 19 March

Posted: 16th Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

Employees who started new jobs up until 19 March have now been brought into the scope of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme and their employers can make a claim for 80% of their wages. The change was revealed in HM Revenue & Customs’ fourth iteration of its furlough scheme guidance, which has been published today (15… Read more

Support for directors

Posted: 8th Apr 2020 by Clair Watmore Blog

On 4 April, the government published new guidance on the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS).  Up until then, there has been much debate over whether Directors can be furloughed under the CJRS.  In this briefing, we discuss the furloughing of directors and what work they can still do when on furlough as statutory office holders. Can a… Read more